2 people are interested
Join us and volunteer at OUR SAVIOUR FOOD BANK in El Monte!
2 people are interested
Quick Overview: Every Tuesday and Thursday we feed up to 700 families at our Food Bank. We could not do this without our volunteers! We prepare and bag available fresh food, then distribute it along with boxed food from LA Regional Food Bank at our 2-4 contactless stations. There is a role for everyone.
Impact: We provide food and services to our drive-through and walk-up clients. We impact up to 700 families every Tuesday and Thursday.
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:
Volunteers pack and pepare fresh food. This is teamwork.
Volunteers distribute this10lb bag and a 10lb box of food to each car.
This is a contactless distirbution, food is placed in the trunk. Teamwork!
Some volunteers will direct traffic.
Some volunteers will help register clients by asking 4 simple questions.
We only require that volunteers be able to work on a team without direct supervision.
Wear comfortable clothes that might get dirty. Wear closed toed shoes for safety.
We will supply all PPE. We are fully masked and gloved throughout the Our Saviour Center Food Bank. All positions are outside.
Additional Details: Volunteer shift is 8:30am 1:15pm. There is no parking on our campus. Please park on the street.
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety
By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.
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*Volunteer time shifts are broken down into the following time frames:
About Our Saviour Center Food Bank
4368 Santa Anita Avenue, EL MONTE, CA 91731, US
To provide love, hope and resources to our neighbors in need. The resources we provide include: food bank, emergency shelter, motel vouchers to homeless families, and youth services including after school learning and soccer programming.
At the Our Saviour Food Bank we are seeking volunteers every Tuesday and Thursdays from 8:30 - 1:10. This is a fulfilling experience, helping fight hunger at the community level. We bag and prepare fresh food, as well as distribute food for the LA Regional Food Bank. We have contactless drive-through stations, as well as walk up distributions. Join our team! We need you!
El Monte, CA 91731
September 10, 2021